The Sweet Life Of Tiger Woods: How The World's Best Golfer Spends His Millions

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Tiger Woods is finally winning again.

Even though a shocking scandal and a horrible professional slump knocked him off the top of the highest-earning athletes, Tiger is still one of the richest sports figures on the planet.

He rakes in more than $55 million per year, and he spends it on some unreal boats and houses.

Even though he’s been down, he’s still rolling in money.

First thing's first, let's take a look at where Tiger's money comes from. He has made $104 million on the course in his career

Source: PGA

But the real money comes off the course. Of the $59 million he made last year, $55 million came from endorsements

Source: Forbes

His biggest deal is with Nike. While estimates vary, reports say he gets paid between $10 million and $20 million per year

Source: Fortune

The other $35-45 million comes from deals with EA Sports, Rolex, and a handful of smaller companies


His net worth was estimated at $600 million by Forbes in 2009

But then his world world came crashing down

And he lost a significant portion of his wealth due to a litany of affairs

The divorce settlement with his wife Elin cost him $110 million

Source: NY Daily News

But he still has plenty of money for plenty of toys

His megayacht, Privacy, is 155 feet long and is worth somewhere around $20 million

Source: WSJ

He ditched his scandal house, selling it to Bubba Watson for $2.2 million


He built a new house from scratch in Jupiter, Florida for $55 total

Source: Palm Beach Post

It has a pitch-and-putt golf course, as well as a private dock

Source: Palm Beach Post

He also has a private jet

He sent it to Switzerland when girlfriend Lindsey Vonn hurt her knee

Source: NY Daily News

Beyond the planes and boats, he gets all sorts of free swag from his sponsors. Like these dope Nike custom sneakers for the Masters

He also devotes a ton of time and money to his at-risk youth charity, the Tiger Woods Foundation. In 2011 he gave $12 million to the foundation

Source: USA Today

Now that he's winning again, we can expect a lot more money to come in for Tiger, and a lot more to go out

Now see the some amazing photos of Tiger

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